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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 282
Format: Book

December 19, 2018 In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from...
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." - Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewShelf Awareness's Best Book of 2017Named a best book of the year by Wall...
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I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller

Terry Hayes · Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Pages: 612
Format: Book

February 20, 2019 Critics are calling I AM PILGRIM: "Unputdownable." - BOOKLIST "The best book of 2014." - Suspense Magazine "The next Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." - The New York Post A breakneck race against time ... and an implacable enemy. An anonymous...
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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Siddhartha Mukherjee · HarperCollins; 1 edition
Pages: 592
Format: Book

March 20, 2019 The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding...
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel

Gail Honeyman · Pamela Dorman Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick"Beautifully written and incredibly funny, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is about the importance of friendship and human connection. I fell in love with Eleanor, an eccentric and regimented loner whose life beautifully...
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American Pastoral

Philip Roth · Vintage; Reprint edition
Format: Book

May 15, 2019 As the American century draws to an uneasy close, Philip Roth gives us a novel of unqualified greatness that is an elegy for all our century's promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss. Roth's protagonist is Swede Levov, a legendary athlete at his Newark...
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News of the World: A Novel

Paulette Jiles · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award Finalist - FictionIt is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless,...
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick · Viking Adult
Pages: 320
Format: Book

August 21, 2019 Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard."With its huge, scarred head halfway out of the water and its tail beating the ocean into a white-water wake more than forty feet...
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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Book

September 18, 2019 A professional tree climber encounters gorillas, snakes, spiders, and birds of prey, as well as answers and perspective, hundreds of feet up, all over the world Every child knows the allure of climbing trees. But how many of us get to make a living at it, spending days...
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